Assessment of a Bundle of Healthcare Services for Patients with Dementia

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The writer examines a pilot project to provide increased cost effective quality of care to dementia patient admitted to an acute ward. The particular issues associated with care and the vulnerability of patient suffering with dementia is discussed. The writer then looks at the project which included the setting up of a specific ward for dementia patients and an outreach program to support care for the patients in other wards. The way that the project fits in with the national policies and the National Dementia Strategy and legislation is all discussed.